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    Apprenticanic. I do agree with what you're...

    Apprenticanic. I do agree with what you're saying, from your perspective, but I just simply don't remember how the intermittent system works. i work on newer systems and am not in the service van...
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    im wrong again. thank you everyone for the help.

    im wrong again.
    thank you everyone for the help.
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    hi. I will humbly try to explain it because I...

    hi. I will humbly try to explain it because I have forgotten some basics of intermittent pilot valve setups because I haven't seen one in years, working on newer model units. he was being sarcastic...
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    HI again. I took a little refresher here ...

    HI again. I took a little refresher here http://www.ignitors.com/glossary/pilot-lights.html

    Since the wires were plucked off the board and taped off intentionally by the last tech, I thought...
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    I admit my knowledge is limited to newer models...

    I admit my knowledge is limited to newer models and I haven't been in the presence of a senior tech in several years. I also appreciate leading me to the knowledge I seek. thank you.
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    Funny. this is the attitude I get from hvac-talk...

    Funny. this is the attitude I get from hvac-talk after 18 years of hvac? im a sub. just thought I could get a little help. wtf?
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    Goodman pkg unit ignition prob

    Hello, I did a "no heat" call, Goodman PGO (?- scratched) 150k pkg gas/elec. electric spark ignition. the orange and black wires were taped off to the side that go to the igniter but everything else...
  8. Thread: Doggy day care

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    I agree. (wait for it....... ) BUT (yup, there...

    I agree. (wait for it....... ) BUT (yup, there it is) I am hurting for money and he needs this done. it's money waiting for someone, and I need it bad. I am borrowing gas money from my MOTHER !!! ...
  9. Thread: Doggy day care

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    This client is really turning into One of those...

    This client is really turning into One of those cheap ass guys that doesn't even want to do it nearly the way he's suppose to. He told me that he will be the only business that walks dogs every two...
  10. Thread: Doggy day care

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    thanks guys. I thought 4 ac/hr was the minimum....

    thanks guys. I thought 4 ac/hr was the minimum. and up until yesterday, all he wanted was a quote on a ventilation system so my original design was that. but now he's gonna do it right, if he wants...
  11. Thread: Doggy day care

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    Doggy day care

    Happy Holidays, everyone! A client requested ventilation only for a dog daycare business, which I designed into a 1600 cfm exhaust fan, with 8' ceilings at 4 air changes per hour (this is a bit more...
  12. Thread: system charging

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    appreciate all the responses, but i know the...

    appreciate all the responses, but i know the routine... just looking for an opinion on whether a clean pleated filter with a relatively higher static pressure drop has made a diff for anyone on an...
  13. Also, when u say .38 (or wtevr it was) "static...

    Also, when u say .38 (or wtevr it was) "static pressure, do u mean that's ur total esp, ur reading on the return side, or the reading on the supply side? i believe bothsides should be about even and...
  14. just wondering if your registers are blowing at...

    just wondering if your registers are blowing at the floor or toward the ceiling ....:bump:
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    thanks for the reply, wndering also about...

    thanks for the reply, wndering also about possible bad effects. i seem to just lack knowledge on it. even more impressed by your tag at the bottm...
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    condenser covers

    My customer on the lo charge call also asked my opnion about condenser covers, saying he heard from more than one person that they were bad because they cause fans to rust. I said that although...
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    system charging

    On a service call and found a unit with a lo charge. Customer has a pleated filter, and as i initially checked for airflow and answered his questions about its importance, he asked if i should...
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    thanx again. i do have the 2 in 1 hex adapter...

    thanx again. i do have the 2 in 1 hex adapter on an offset ratchet wrench and i love it. after the kid came to me to tell me what happened, he showed me the freshly twisted smaller hex insert;...
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    stripped service valve...

    ...my helper (yeah, yeah, yeah... i can hear ya laughin') stripped out the female hex service valve on the hi side of a goodman crt24, 3/8" line. don't know the hex size off the top of my head, but...
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    ever heard of this one?

    new construction service call about a month ago, particularly cold day in massachusetts, no heat on a new gms8045-3. i messed with it a few minutes and figured it was a bad pressure switch. (this...
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    I believe the condenser actually had the male...

    I believe the condenser actually had the male ends on both the hi and lo side and the female pieces came with schrader valves and solder ends for the lineset. There was no obvious pin that would...
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    A customer "came up with" a condenser Kenmore...

    A customer "came up with" a condenser Kenmore CA5030QKA1, made in 198? something, and it has threaded service valves to be installed on the condenser for both high and low side. It's like capped off...
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    schematic is disintegrated completely; could...

    schematic is disintegrated completely; could somebody please link me to a site with this diagram? or email me a copy? thanx in advance- Google and dogpile gave me nothing. m# PGDA060H150IN1 S....
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    Y'all playin' near the Pimp's neighborhood now! ...

    Y'all playin' near the Pimp's neighborhood now! See ya next fall! Hey hockey, looks like your Golden Boy (Gretzky) might go down! Ouch! Should had on his Butt Pad!
  26. Thread: Come On in

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    ...what happened to the drunk Catholic priest who...

    ...what happened to the drunk Catholic priest who caused it?
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    A Friendly's store manager asked me to give her...

    A Friendly's store manager asked me to give her my rates. What else can i include, besides my company profile, to take advantage of this opportunity? Or should I just offer to give her references...
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    First, I really do appreciate everyone's...

    First, I really do appreciate everyone's sincerity; that's hard to come by itself sometimes. I'm sorry to sound very judgemental, but it seems we both were just a little too sensitive, although i do...
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    sorry mdp, i should've percieved your tone from...

    sorry mdp, i should've percieved your tone from your actual message (thank you), not your motto on the bottom. thank you everyone.
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    thank you for a very informative reply mdp, but i...

    thank you for a very informative reply mdp, but i do not appreciate your arrogance. i do not have a daddy that owned a company for twenty years and i was never the department manager's kiss ass when...
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    "...have about half of the design.."

    "...have about half of the design.."
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    I'm not sure if the pulley is fixed or variable;...

    I'm not sure if the pulley is fixed or variable; if there's room on the shaft to reset the wheel, i can assume it's variable, right? I did not measure the static, but I know its extremely low, most...
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    Unit is a BDP Co. model # 580DEV120250/ idb-...

    Unit is a BDP Co. model # 580DEV120250/ idb- 460v. 3ph./ 60hz/ 2.6 FLA / AC SMith m# P56A12A02/ rpm 1725/ v. 208-230/ 460/ Amps 5.2/2.6 / belt size- A 48/
    Motor pulley is appx. 4" and blower...
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    new owner of new home expressed concern of...

    new owner of new home expressed concern of "noisy" lineset inside the second floor wall. I listened and it sounded pretty loud, almost like someone turned on the water, even sounded like possibly...
  35. Thread: service help...

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    Ummmmmm,...expand please.

    Ummmmmm,...expand please.
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    New GMS80 with ckl24. did startup yesterday for...

    New GMS80 with ckl24. did startup yesterday for cooling and both heat and ac came on at the same time. I checked low voltage wiring and everything was correct. I did replace the control board while...
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    Yes, nice install, but where's the insulation on...

    Yes, nice install, but where's the insulation on the supply duct? That's a code, no?
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    New home I'm bidding on gives me heat loss of 74k...

    New home I'm bidding on gives me heat loss of 74k btu on first floor. Looking at the hydroair specs - I could obtain this by using 180 F water temp in the 3 ton model or I'd need the 5 ton model...
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    installing ICP 7.5T two-stage condenser on roof...

    installing ICP 7.5T two-stage condenser on roof of mall; MUST have running by tomorrow. It's freezing in New England; I have never charged anything in the cold before, so I need alot of help.
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    I just realized something: I understand how the...

    I just realized something: I understand how the vapor, if sitting in the horizontal run, will condensate, but, even after the furnace shuts down, how wouldn't the bvent act like a chimney in the...
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    I will perform said tests tomorrow. If you don't...

    I will perform said tests tomorrow. If you don't mind, I'd like to be prepared to possibly remedy the situation when I go, so would you care to share some of those simple solutioins? I appreciate it.
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    I pretty much ruled out the roof and could tell...

    I pretty much ruled out the roof and could tell it came from the vent seams. It's 4", as per instr. man., it's a propane conversion, I field-installed it and adjusted outlet pressure to 9.5", even...
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    to answer your question more specifically, I...

    to answer your question more specifically, I can't tell from one dry day to the next humid day, because i've only looked twice.
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    it's been a humid winter here in Mass. Snow...

    it's been a humid winter here in Mass. Snow and/or rain alot around the time of all of this and snow sits on the roof often, but not above flue top. If the pitch is changed to 45* or more, will that...
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    short of moving the piped-in furnace or cutting a...

    short of moving the piped-in furnace or cutting a new hole for the flue, are there alternatives for a solution such as power vent kits or enlarging the flue size?
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    new GMS8070 in an attic seems to have water...

    new GMS8070 in an attic seems to have water coming out of the actual factory seams on the bvent riser?! upon removing the tee cap, I found water filling it, which explains the small water spots on...
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    thank you to all who helped me. I will be able to...

    thank you to all who helped me. I will be able to run it 8' up to the attic and 4' right over to an approved soffit vent. thanx again
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    sorry, guys, i know you're pro's but i was...

    sorry, guys, i know you're pro's but i was expecting a more helpful answer.
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    1- our local inspector accepts calls Mon-Thur...

    1- our local inspector accepts calls Mon-Thur 7-8am only and i figured i'd get a fast response, but so far i've gotten 2 useless ones, because 2- I didn't say i wanted to blow it in the attic. CAN I...
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    I'm putting a dryer vent on the second floor of a...

    I'm putting a dryer vent on the second floor of a new home and would like to know if there are any code restrictions in (Taunton) Massachusetts that would prevent me from running it up to the attic...
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